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Code Compliance

Complying with Locking Arrangement Requirements of the 2012 Life Safety Code® and 2015 International Building Code

This session detailed the requirements of the 2012 Life Safety Code and 2015 IBC and the differences between the requirements. The session also discussed in detail the advantages, disadvantages and appropriateness of the different types of locking arrangements and the most common design/installation mistakes associated with each arrangement.

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Best Practices for Cost Effective Life Safety Compliance

Presenters included Sean Gouvin, Director of Facilities Planning & Engineering, Baystate Health, Kirsten Waltz, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP, Principal Steffian Bradley Architects, Christopher Lynch PE, Principal Code Red Consultants, and Michael Forth LEED AP, Project Executive, Suffolk Construction.  This case study explores how the facilities, design, and construction team...

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